HENDESONVILLE, Tenn. – The Centers of Disease Control and Prevention specified the coronavirus pandemic has been associated with mental health challenges related to the morbidity and mortality caused by the disease and to mitigation activities, including the impact of physical distancing and stay-at-home orders.
Anxiety and depression are more prevalent as these factors continue to weigh on the public. Depression is one of the leading causes of suicide attempts throughout all ages. Suicide is the second leading cause of death in California for ages 10-24.
There are ways to protect against suicidal thoughts and behaviors, such as support from family and community or feeling connected. Reach out to others online, through social media, video chat or by phone. One resource is Th